Make My MMO: May 30, 2015

    
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Make My MMO

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Square Enix pimped out 2-D action MMO hopeful Dragon of Legends as part of its Indie Collective showcase. In slightly less positive news, Greed Monger’s development team was “forced to admit defeat” and informed the game’s community — which had coughed up more than $100,000 in Kickstarter donations — that it was shutting the project down.

Oh, and Das Tal released a ton of updates for its ongoing Kickstarter drive.

The rest of this week’s MMO crowdfunding roundup is just past the cut.

Current Campaigns

Citadel of Sorcery (MMO Magic, Inc.): Open donations, no end date

– A vast, dynamic world
– “Nothing is set in stone; each player will experience the game in very different ways”

Contested Space (Zon): Kickstarter coming soon

– Player-designed spaceships and stations
– Action-oriented combat, territory expansion and defense

Das Tal (Fairytale Distillery): Kickstarter ends June 10, 2015

– No grind or tab-targeting
– “The love-child of a sandbox MMORPG and a fast-paced PvP arena”

Gloria Victis (Black Eye Games): Open donations, no end date
– Fantasy medieval setting with a classless system and unrestricted character development
– Realistic weather system
– Greenlit on Steam

Neo’s Land (NeoJac Entertainment): Open donations, no end date

– A voxel-based sandbox where the community decides development by roundtable discussions

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen (Visionary Realms): Open donations, no end date

– Old-school fantasy MMO with focus on group content
– The return of corpse runs
– Back in “full development mode”

Voxelnauts (Retro Ronin): Kickstarter ends June 20, 2015

– Voxel sandbox MMO inspired by Ready Player One
– “Do anything, be anything, and go anywhere”

Fully Funded

Ascent: The Space Game (Fluffy Kitten Studios)
Camelot Unchained
(City State)
Crowfall (ArtCraft) – Recent news: Updated pledge tiers
City of Titans (Missing Worlds Media)
Descent Underground (Descendent Studios)
Divergence Online (Ethan Casner)
Epic Space (EpicSpace.net)
Ever, Jane (3 Turn Productions)
Greed Monger (Greed Monger) – Project abandoned
The Repopulation (Above & Beyond Technologies) – Recent news: New trailer, Q4 launch
Novus AEterno (Taitale Studios)
Pathfinder Online (GoblinWorks) – Recent news: Holding and company feuds
Pumpkin Online (Monique)
Shards Online (Citadel Studios) – Recent news: MOP’s Brinkmann interview
Shroud of the Avatar (Portalarium) – Recent news: MOP’s Long interview, playable Garriott CRPG
Star Citizen (Cloud Imperium) – Recent news: Asset leak and community Q&A, Free fly week
The Stomping Land (Alex Fundora) – Project abandoned
TUG (Nerd Kingdom)

Launched

Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments) – Recent news: Powerplay beta, Steam keys, Newsletter 77
Guns of Icarus (Muse)